French celebrities

French culture is famous for its diversity and heritage, from gastronomy to fashion. Meet the iconic personalities of these various art forms. The wax figures of Paul Bocuse, Johnny Hallyday and Edith Piaf await you!
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Discover the greatest French celebrities in wax at Grévin museum!
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Jean Paul Gaultier

French fashion and perfume designer known throughout the world. He began drawing clothes as a child. He revolutionized fashion in the 1980's, creating men's skirts, Madonna's conical bustier and revamping the famous blue striped sailor top that became his trademark. Our wax statue of Jean Paul Gaultier perfectly evokes the uniqueness and creativity of the designer!

Meet Jean Paul Gaultier and more than 200 other celebrities immortalized in wax at the Grévin museum!

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Statue Pierre Hermé - Musée Grévin - ©V.Ribaut
Pierre Hermé

This Alsatian pastry chef and chocolate maker is famous for his delicious macaroons. Vogue magazine calls him the "Picasso of Pastry," for his audacity and the beauty of his creations. One of his best-sellers is the Ispahan rose-flavoured macaroon with fresh raspberries and lychees. The wax work of Pierre Hermé illuminates the Grévin museum with a touch of French gastronomy!

Meet Pierre Hermé and more than 200 other celebrities immortalized in wax at the Grévin museum!

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Edith Piaf

Edith Piaf is one of the most iconic figures in French popular music. She developed her unique talent for singing as a child.  She was discovered in Paris by Louis Leplée, the manager of Le Gerny's cabaret, who hired her and gave her the stage name: "La Môme Piaf". It was the start of an exceptional career. The wax sculpture of Edith Piaf is one of the stars of the Grevin Museum!

Meet Edith Piaf and more than 200 other celebrities immortalised in wax at the Grevin Museum! 

Kylian Mbappé

Kylian Mbappé is a young player who has loved football since he was a child. He is known for his impressive speed that leaves other players standing. He took part in his first World Cup in 2018, winning the tournament at just 19 years old. He currently plays for Paris Saint-Germain. Don't miss the wax figure of Kylian Mbappé at the Musée Grévin.

Meet Kylian Mbappé and more than 200 other celebrities immortalized in wax at the Grevin museum!

Johnny Hallyday

Johnny Hallyday was a French singer, songwriter and actor. He discovered Elvis Presley when he was 14 and was responsible for the popularity of rock in France in the 1960s. His career spanned over half a century. A cultural icon, Johnny recorded over 1,000 songs and sold over a hundred million records. Johnny Hallyday's wax figure at the Musée Grévin is not to be missed!

Meet Johnny Hallyday and more than 200 other celebrities immortalized in wax at the Grevin museum!

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Grévin, a legendary site of entertainment and illusion since 1882, is a three-dimensional reflection of our times. It is a theatrical representation of modern celebrities that have marked their epoch and participated in the making of History in both ephemeral and timeless ways. Actors, musicians, presidents, supermodels, Chefs ... Meet them all !

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Pierre Hermé wanted his wax figure to hold in his hand one of his favourite creations: Ispahan, a pink raspberry and lychee macaroon. The Grevin team filmed its creation step by step in the kitchens of the pastry chef to design the perfect wax work macaroon.

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The image of Edith Piaf is inextricably linked to her little black dress. The singer always refused to change her favourite black dress for a less austere outfit so the audience could concentrate solely on her voice and performance.

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